George Cook

Dove Foundation Advisor Biography

George T. Cook
Senior V.P. Investments & Senior Institutional Consultant
Citigroup Consulting Group/Smith Barney

George Cook is a Senior Vice President, Investments at the Consulting Group of Citigroup Global Markets. As a Senior Institutional Consultant, Mr. Cook is responsible for strategic policy, portfolio optimization and investment manager selection for the Barrington Consulting Group. He has over 24 years of investment experience.

A graduate of Northern Illinois University, Mr. Cook began investment consulting with Blunt Ellis and Loewi of Milwaukee in 1981. He joined the Consulting Division of EF Hutton in 1984. As a Consulting Group Associate, Mr. Cook developed the institutional consulting branch in Barrington, Illinois. In 1990 he was appointed Consulting Group Director, overseeing key institutional relationships, including insurance, hospital, university, foundation, endowment and public companies. In 1997, Mr. Cook attended the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania earning the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation.

Mr. Cook is a contributing author to the Handbook of Cash Flow and Treasury Management. He is also a frequent conference speaker for a variety of  associations and serves as volunteer at a number of Not for Profit agencies including Bright Hope International, Executive Ministries, Josh McDowell Ministries, and Willow Creek Community Church.